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How the West Was Won - Louis L'Amour
How the West Was Won
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They came by river and by wagon train, braving the endless distances of the Great Plains and the icy passes of the Sierra Nevada. They were men like Linus Rawlings, a restless survivor of Indian country who’d headed east to see the ocean but left his heart—and his home—in the West. They were... show more
They came by river and by wagon train, braving the endless distances of the Great Plains and the icy passes of the Sierra Nevada. They were men like Linus Rawlings, a restless survivor of Indian country who’d headed east to see the ocean but left his heart—and his home—in the West. They were women like Lilith Prescott, a smart, spirited beauty who fled her family and fell for a gambling man in the midst of a frontier gold boom. These pioneering men and women sowed the seeds of a nation with their courage—and with their blood. Here is the story of how their paths would meet amid the epic struggle against fierce enemies and nature’s cruelty, to win for all time the rich and untamed West.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780553269130 (0553269135)
ASIN: 0553269135
Publisher: Bantam
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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3.5 How the West Was Won by Louis L'Amour
I was inspired a couple weeks ago to pick up a western – I remember stacks of Louis L’Amour books around as a kid and thought he’d be a natural choice for such a compulsion. I had picked up a used copy of this book in great condition at Half Price Books and decided to crack it open – I didn’t notice...
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3.0 How the West Was Won
Good ol' fashioned shoot 'em up fun!How the West was Won follows an ancestral family tree of folks through short story snippets of their lives as played out over the course of the United States' western expansion. L'Amour develops characters just enough to make you care if they survive the big momen...
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